Dignitaries at the commissioning ceremony of the NOAA Ship BELL SHIMADA.
Vice Admiral Conrad Lautenbacher center left, Dr. Usha Varanasi, Director of
the Northwest Fisheries Science Center, Susan Lautenbache, center right,
who was the ship's sponsor, Julie Shimada, John Oliver, Deputy Administrator of
NOAA NMFS, commissioned officer, and Allen Shimada, NOAA/NMFS/OST.